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  • Bye Bye Birdie at JCC spoofs not just Elvis

     
    When Conrad Birdie, as played by Jon Lynch, swaggers onstage in his gold lame suit in the Stagemakers at the J's production of "Bye Bye Birdie" many think the hip-swinging teen idol is a thinly disguished Elvis Presley. But the......
  • The Bakersfield Sound gets its due in Nashville

     
    Buck Owens, Merle Haggard and other pioneers of West Coast country music are getting a much-deserved salute in Nashville with an expansive new exhibition at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum....
  • Rascal Flatts starts over with new ABC concert special

    Rascal Flatts is rebooting, and part of its re-energized harmony is the first broadcast-television special it's headlined. Widely popular for such hits as "Bless the Broken Road," "These Days," and the current "Why Wait" and "I Won't Let Go," the award-...
  • Mix-Tape Friday Friday February 11 2012

    Amy 1. Oh what a night - Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons 2. You shook me all night long - AC/DC 3. Living on a prayer - Bon Jovi 4. We danced - Brad Paisley 5. Get out of my car - Toby Keith Colleen 1. Love is the drug - Roxy Music 2. Heartbreaker - Pat...
  • Advocate Interview: guitarist John Jorgenson

    Advocate Interview: guitarist John Jorgenson
    When John Jorgenson, a laid-back, soft-spoken Californian who lives in Nashville, picks up a guitar, he can chicken pick, string together long, staccato Gypsy Jazz lines or rack up chorus after face-melting chorus of rock and blues licks like few other...
  • Rockabilly rebel Ray Campi still stirs the fire

    Rockabilly rebel Ray Campi still stirs the fire
    Witnessing rockabilly originator Ray Campi in performance can be an unforgettable experience. Decked out in colorful, custom-tailored western wardrobe, letting fly with a biting vocal style reminiscent of a rebel war cry while balanced, mid-air, atop...
  • Country crooners vs. honky-tonk: Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, George Jones

    Country crooners vs. honky-tonk: Eddy Arnold, Jim Reeves, George Jones
    If Eddy Arnold really is the most successful country music hit maker of all time, why haven't we heard more about him in recent years? I've heard that question a lot in the days since the Tennessee native, who helped broaden the appeal of country music...
  • Ronnie Hawkins: Rock legend on both sides of border

    Ronnie Hawkins: Rock legend on both sides of border
    If you are a fan of Bob Dylan and the Band, you might have heard the name Ronnie Hawkins quite a bit over the years, though you probably haven't heard much of his actual music -- the Canadian-based rocker has had little sales chart presence in this...
  • Scott Cooper: The body and soul behind 'Crazy Heart'

     
    The critics have been raving nonstop, and rightfully so, over Jeff Bridges' peerless performance in "Crazy Heart" as Bad Blake, the burned-out country music star who finds himself running on empty, reduced to playing bowling alleys as he tries to......
  • Hank Thompson: 'Crazy Heart's' real-life Bad Blake

     
    Jeff Bridges' star turn in "Crazy Heart" as downtrodden country music legend Bad Blake has been earning the veteran actor some of the most glowing reviews of his career, from writers who have invoked the names of many real-life musicians......
  • Cloudy with a chance of punk rock: Overnight Lows live in L.A.

     
    The fine state of Mississippi has a musical heritage as wide and deep as the indolent muddy river it takes its name from. We can thank the 20th state for giving us legendary artists such as Willie Dixon, Howlin' Wolf,......